Can you identify the purpose of expository writing?
Can you identify the purpose of narrative writing?
Can you identify the purpose of descriptive writing?
Can you identify the purpose of persuasive writing?
Identify this example: On April 14th, 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. Due to the fact that there were only 20 lifeboats on the entire ship with over 2,000 people aboard, approximately 1,500 lives were lost.
Identify this example: As the Titanic was prepared to leave from Ireland, thousands of people attended the send-off. As is tradition, a champaign bottle is broken on the bow of the ship to signify good luck and safe travels. As the audience watched expectedly from afar as the bottle was in motion, it did not break against the ship.
Identify this example: Imagine relaxing in a hammock off of the beach. You feel the sand beneath your toes as you decide to swim in the Atlantic Ocean. The sun is warm, the water is cool, and the breeze is just right. Where can you experience this? Only in Florida. Plan your trip today!
Identify this example: The woman analyzed the painting that hung in the museum. It was of a field of various wild flowers. If you were far away, you would think that the painter only used hints of blue and purple. But as she looked deep into the painting, she could see pink and yellow. The flowers were so detailed that she caught herself reaching out to pick one from the field.
lightning danced across the sky
This box weighs a ton!!!!
Beat around the bush
If I tell my mom she is gonna kill me!!!!
The sun smiled down at us
My alarm clock screams to wake me up in the morning
In writing, what is it called when you give human characteristics to something nonhuman?
Serious, humorous, sad, angry, and happy are all examples of a writer’s __________.
Using hints or clues to propose what might happen later on in the story is called __________.